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Point 5140 at dras, kargil christened as gun hill as a befitting tribute to the contributions of ‘guns and gunners’ in “operation vijay”

Kargil, 30 (Scoop News)- To commemorate the victory of Indian Armed Forces and pay tribute to the supreme sacrifice of the Gunners in “Operation Vijay”, Point 5140 at Dras, in Kargil sector has been christened as “Gun Hill”.
Regiment of Artillery of Indian Army, with lethal and accurate firepower, was
able to have a telling effect on the enemy troops and their defences including Point
5140, which was the key factor in early completion of operations.
On behalf of the Regiment of Artillery, a wreath was laid by Lieutenant
General TK Chawla, Director General of Artillery at Kargil War Memorial, Dras,
alongwith Veteran Gunners who had participated in the operation. Lieutenant
General Anindya Sengupta, General Officer Commanding, Fire & Fury Corps also
laid a wreath on the solemn occasion.
The ceremony was conducted in the presence of veterans from all Artillery
Regiments, which got the honour title “KARGIL” in Operation Vijay. Serving Officers
of the Gunner fraternity were also present on the occasion.

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